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09/09 Niharika Mehta
Head Recruitment at Athos Consulting

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Director - Engineering - FinTech (10-20 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 976146


To lead the development of our next generation distributed platform, aligning resources and delivery with business growth and diversification, while significantly improving service quality and cost-effectiveness. We expect the individual to be innovative and energetic with strong communications skills.


- Provide technical leadership to deliver software solutions that exceed customer and stakeholder expectations.

- You will constantly pursue and learn industry leading/innovative solutions. Build high awareness of open-source technologies and communities that enable high volume low latency systems.

- Lead a culture of innovation and experimentation, support full software development lifecycle that incorporates the best of technology approaches and delivery methodologies.

- Engage with developers in day to day activities and helping in review of design, coding and the SDLC tasks.

- Stepping into code where and if needed and be a hands-on leader

- Ensure on time product releases that are of high quality, enabling the core vision of next generation card processing systems compliant with regulatory requirements.

- Promote a fun and high engagement culture, with a results orientated focus. Hire, mentor, motivate and retain the best talent.

- Collaborate with peer technology and product teams across different locations.

- Leading a team in an environment which includes modern web frameworks and complex transaction processing systems leveraging a broad set of technology stacks (Java, Vert.x, Node.js, React, Cassandra, Kafka, Java, Mainframes, Oracle, DB2, REDIS etc.)

- Communicate to senior leaders with regard to strategy direction and changes.

Minimum Qualifications

Critical Factors to Success:

- Excellent judgment and constant pursuit of higher standards, a passion to build and champion high efficiency teams.

- Is aware of the latest details of the business & technology trends

- Expects and drives innovation

- Has passion and convictions and the innate ability to inspire passion in others

- Self-motivated and results oriented

- Out of box thinking

Past Experience:

Overall 8+ years of experience in developing and delivering leading- edge software solutions coupled with a proven experience in building teams from scratch and growing individuals into leaders.

Academic Background:

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Computer Science Engineering, or related field required; Advanced Degree preferred.

Functional Skills/Capabilities-

- Excellent verbal and written communications skills required, with the ability to create and deliver effective presentations to leadership across the organization

- Proven ability to influence and drive delivery across a geographical distributed organization

- Experience attracting, hiring and retaining top engineering talent.

Technical Skills/Capabilities:

- Experience with applications with high throughput and low latency needs.

- Experience building highly available and low latency distributed systems. Experience building systems as service-oriented architecture and/or micro-services architecture.

Knowledge of Platforms:

- Hands on development experience in modern technologies - Java, Go, Vert.x, React, Envoy, gRPC, ProtoBuf, JSON, etc. along with strong knowledge on databases including NoSQL DBs like Couchbase and Cassandra, J2EE

- Experience in CI/CD tools like Git, Bitbucket, Jenkins, Bamboo, Kubernetes, etc.

Behavioral Skills/Capabilities:

- Enterprise Leadership Behaviors

- Set The Agenda: Define What Winning Looks Like, Put Enterprise Thinking First, Lead with an External Perspective

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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